NPR is spot on in their analysis- Earth, Wind & Fire’s “September” is a quintessential wedding song. The upbeat horns, the falsettos, that incredible drum snap, this song is a perennial not just in those days when summer heat gives way to autumn cool. But a curious aspect of the song is the opening line of “Do you remember, the 21st night of September?” Have you ever wondered why that night? This NPR Morning Edition segment goes into the making of that song. Listen to it below!
Say That You Remember- Earth, Wind & Fire and the Enduring Power of “September”